My dog is in labor!!!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by firefly_2000, Oct 17, 2019.

  1. firefly_2000

    firefly_2000 Chirping

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    So my 9lb dog went into labor this morning and still no pups. She has been having contractions and clear discharge, but no sac or anything of that matter. She has been panting, shaking, contracting. My vet is closed now and I don’t want to call the emergency number unless it’s an actual emergency. Any advice would be helpful.
     
  2. 21hens-incharge

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    Call the emergency number. They are far more qualified to advise.

    Have info ready for them....

    What breed your dog is
    How many hours in obvious labor
    Last ate or drank
    Whether she has seen a vet while pregnant


    The longer you wait the more critical things become.

    It sounds like she's needs to be seen asap.
     
  3. Kiki

    Kiki Previously Texas Kiki

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    What breed is she what breed is the father dog?
    When is her due date?
     
  4. firefly_2000

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    she has seen the vet once last week for an X-ray. We have talked to the vet multiple times since she began labor today. She started having contractions at around 11 o’clock this morning. She is currently pushing with each contraction. She is a Maltipoo. She just drank, but hasn’t eaten today.
     
  5. firefly_2000

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    she is a Maltipoo and so is the father. Her due date is today.
     
  6. 21hens-incharge

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    What time is it where you are now?

    It is 4:45pm here.
    East coast is 6:45.

    It makes a difference......
     
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  8. Kiki

    Kiki Previously Texas Kiki

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    Has she had puppies before?


    I'd leave her be (since vet isn't an option)...the less stress the better.
     
  9. firefly_2000

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    no, she is a first timer
     
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  10. Kiki

    Kiki Previously Texas Kiki

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    She has her own calm spot/area correct?
    No other dogs around?

    The quieter her whole room the better.
     

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